UN-Women offers prospective intern an excellent opportunity with its Governance Internship position. Moreover, the UN-Women upholds the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations. Further, it works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace, and security.
As the interface with the Member States, the Secretariat strives to ensure effective relationships between UN-Women and its Executive Board. Under the leadership of the President and with advice from the Bureau, the Secretariat assists in all aspects of the work of the Executive Board. This includes the organization of formal sessions every year, informal consultations, briefings, Bureau meetings, and field visits. Moreover, the Secretariat coordinates closely with Board secretariats of UN Funds and other Programmes, such as UNDP, UNFPA, UNOPS, UNICEF, and WFP, to ensure harmonization of practices within the UN System.
The Governance Intern will focus on supporting the work of the Executive Board and will include in particular:
UN Women will only respond to the applications in which there is further interest. Hence, to apply for the Governance internship, the candidates must be able to demonstrate unparalleled qualification. These include:
Applicants can apply for the internship position at UN Women by filling up the online application form. Along with the application, the selected applicants must provide a resume/CV, two letters of recommendation, proof of health insurance and school enrollment, copy of passport, and copy of the visa (if applicable).
Applicants must submit their application form along with the documentation by no later than 14 June 2019.